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Aloke (Al) Ghosh

Fulbright Distinguished Chair, Professor of Accountancy

Aloke Ghosh imageFulbright Distinguished Chair, Professor of Accountancy



PhD Freeman School of Business and Department of Economics
Tulane University, New Orleans, LA

Areas of Expertise:

Financial reporting, statement analysis, forensic accounting, auditing, capital markets based research, overlap between corporate finance and financial accounting, mergers and acquisitions, and valuation.

Selected Publications:

"Audit Fee Differential, Audit Effort and Litigation Risk: An Examination of ADR Firms" (with Scott Bronson and Chris Hogan), Contemporary Accounting Research, Forthcoming, in press.

"Cross-listed Bonds, Information Asymmetry, and Conservatism in Credit Ratings (with Yigit Atilgan, Meng Yan and Jieying Zhang), Journal of Credit Money and Banking, 2015, Volume 47, Issue 5: 897.

"When the CEO is also the Chair of the Board" (with Christo Karuna), Journal of Management Accounting Research, 2015, Vol. 27, Issue 2: 197.

"Auditor Resignations and Risk Factors" (with Charles Y. Tang), Accounting Horizon, 2015, Vol. 29, Issue 3: 529.

"Financial Reporting Quality of Family Firms: The Auditors' Perspective" (with Charles Y. Tang), Journal of Accounting and Economics, 2015, Vol. 60, Issue 1: 95-116.

"Pricing of Risky Initial Engagements," (with Elisabeth Wagner Peltier and John Elliott), Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, 2013, Vol. 32, Issue 4: 25-43.

"Explanations For Weak Stock Market Reactions Around Internal Control Disclosures," (with Yong Gyu Lee), Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, 2013, Vol. 40, Issue 3-4: 318–349.

"Corporate Boards, Audit Committees, and Earnings Management: Pre- and Post-SOX US Evidence," (with Antonio Marra, and Doocheol Moon), Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, 2010, Vol. 37, Iss. 9/10: 1145-1176.

"The Effect of CEO Ownership on the Information Content of Reported Earnings," (with Doocheol Moon), Review of Quantitative and Finance and Accounting, 2010, Vol. 35, Iss. 4: 393-410.

"Corporate Debt Financing and Earnings Quality," (with Doocheol Moon), Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, 2010), Vol. 37, Iss. 5/6: 538-550.

"Asymmetric Valuation of Sustained Earnings Growth By Debt- and Equity Holders," (with John Elliott, and Doocheol Moon), Review of Accounting Studies, 2010, Vol. 15, No. 4: 833-878.

"Audit and Non-audit Fees and Capital Market Perceptions," (with Sanjay Kallapur and Doocheol Moon), Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, 2009, Vol. 28, Iss. 5: 369-383.

Employment Experience:

Aalto University, Finland -- Fulbright Distinguished Chair

Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand -- Visiting Fellow

Bocconi University -- Visiting Fellow

NJIT -- Adjunct Instructor

Tulane University, Freeman School of Business -- Adjunct Instructor

Columbia University -- Adjunct Instructor

U.S. SEC, Office of Economic Analysis -- Accounting Academic Fellow

Emory University, Goizueta Business School -- Visiting Associate Professor

Awards, Honors, etc.:

Fulbright Distinguished Chair

CFA Program Partner Research Award

Invited to the PCAOB Public Meeting On Auditor Independence and Audit Firm Rotation

Stan Ross Fellow

Nominations for Presidential Excellence Award for Distinguished Teaching

Zicklin Fellowship in Accountancy

Recipient of 1998 Teaching Excellence Award, National Honor Fraternity Beta Alpha Psi

Director of the Executive MS in Financial Statement Analysis and Securities Valuation

Coordinator of the Doctoral Program in Accountancy

RF-CUNY Research Awards

Ad-hoc reviewer for accounting and finance journals

Involvement with practice

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